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Many people, perhaps including some members of its crew, considered it "un sinkable." Of course, they didn't realize the danger presented by icebergs and how little steering command they had with their comparatively small rudder until it was too late.
The official newspeak gives a reassuring aura of tradition to the situation: desperate foreign workers who will be tossed out when no longer useful are called "Sojourners"; the government-sponsored suicides in which the elderly are drugged and chained to a sinkable barge while their relatives are rewarded by a pension are called "Quietus"; the dictator who leads the government calls himself a "Warden."
The asset-backed Sukuk Al Musharaka was structured as a Sharia-compliant sinkable security with a five-year term.